Dr. Barbra Mcdonagh Blair MD Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Barbra Blair is an infectious disease specialist in Cambridge, Massachusetts and is affiliated with Mount Auburn Hospital. She received her medical degree from University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and has been in practice for 11 years. She is one of 10 doctors at Mount Auburn Hospital who specialize in Infectious Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Infectious Disease Specialist: General Infectious Disease

Hospital Affiliation

Mount Auburn Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1999 - 2002

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Fellowship, Infectious Disease, 2002 - 2005

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Class of 1999

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Infectious Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

MA State Medical License

Publications & Presentations

Treatment with monoclonal antibodies against Clostridium difficile toxins.
Lowy, I., Molrine, D.C., Leav, B.A., Blair, B.M., Baxter, R., Gerding, D.N., Nichol, G., Thomas, W.D., Leney, M., Sloan, S., Hay, C.A., Ambrosino, D.M.

Clinical problem-solving. A sailor's heartbreak.
Pinto, D.S., Blair, B.M., Schwartzstein, R.M., Smith, C.C.

Serum anti-toxin B antibody correlates with protection from recurrent Clostridium difficile infection (CDI).
Leav, B. A., Blair, B., Leney, M., Knauber, M., Reilly, C., Lowy, I., Gerding, D. N., Kelly, C. P., Katchar, K., Baxter, R., Ambrosino, D., Molrine, D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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